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POLITICS

Governor Obaseki Finally Appoints Commissioners.

Since Obaseki's 2nd Term as a Governor in Edo State, he has refused to appoint commissioners in his cabinet. His inability to appoint Commissioners has generated a lot of mixed reactions from Nigerians and the governor always defended his action saying he was taking his time. He has been the only one piloting and directing the affairs of the state which is not proper and obtainable in any state.

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Governor Obaseki Finally Appoints Commissioners.

POLITICS

Why Obaseki Will Go Down as the Best Governor Edo State Has Ever Had.

Williams Shakespeare, the most popular dramatist of all times once said that life is but like a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage. And then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury signifying nothing.

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Why Obaseki Will Go Down as the Best Governor Edo State Has Ever Had.

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet Two Edo State Born Celebrities Who Have Achieved Success In Yoruba Movies (photos)

The Nigerian entertainment industry is blessed with lots of actresses who can interpret multiple roles in movies. Some of these entertainers have made fame in the Yoruba movie industries and have been recognized among Yoruba indigenous actresses. In this article, I will be sharing with you two Edo State-born celebrities who have achieved success in Yoruba Movies.

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Meet Two Edo State Born Celebrities Who Have Achieved Success In Yoruba Movies (photos)

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Another Protest Begins In Edo; Angry Youths Set Ablaze Council Boss’ House

Another Protest Begins In Edo On Monday, 23 communities in Edo State's Orhionmwon Local Government Area marched in protest of the State Government's plan to lease Urhonigbe Forest Reserve to a private investor, SARO Oil Palm. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune The protesting communities therefore, appealed to Governor Godwin Obaseki to shelve the plan and save their heritages.

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Today's Headlines: Another Protest Begins In Edo; Angry Youths Set Ablaze Council Boss’ House

POLITICS

Why Gov. Obaseki Delayed Setting up His Cabinet For His Second Tenure in Office.

The executive governor of Edo State, Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has issued a directive to the wards and local governments in the state to forward names of nominees as nomination for members of his cabinet begins. Obaseki who was reelected for a second tenure in office towards the end of last year has come under severe criticism for failing to set up his cabinet six months into his second tenure in office.

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Why Gov. Obaseki Delayed Setting up His Cabinet For His Second Tenure in Office.

JUSTICE

CSOs Protest Against Governor Obaseki's Compulsory Covid-19 Vaccination

Following the compulsory Covid-19 Vaccination Policy enacted by the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, consequently, the civil society organization, and leaders of the Students Union in Edo State, on Monday took to the major streets of Benin to protest against it. The protesters, who grounded vehicles in the metropolis carried placards bearing inscriptions related to their respective grievances such as;

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CSOs Protest Against Governor Obaseki's Compulsory Covid-19 Vaccination

HEALTH

2 Things Nigerians Should Know After Federal Government Raised Alarm On Covid-19 Infections

The Federal Government has said that those who have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease could still get infected and infect other people who come in contact with them. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, gave the charge on Saturday at the South-South zonal town hall meeting on COVID-19 in Benin, the Edo State capital.

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2 Things Nigerians Should Know After Federal Government Raised Alarm On Covid-19 Infections

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: I’m Innocent, Ready To Meet Tompolo—Okubo, North Will Continue To Rule Nigeria-Akintoye

PURPORTED HIJACK OF EDO COMMUNITY: I’m innocent, ready to meet Tompolo — Okubo, ex-militant leader EXMILITANT leader and former Senior Special Assistant, SSA, Surveillance/Waterways Security, in Edo State, RobertOkubo, has said he was prepared to meet with former general officer commanding, GOC, defunct

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Today's Headlines: I’m Innocent, Ready To Meet Tompolo—Okubo, North Will Continue To Rule Nigeria-Akintoye

POLITICS

Today's Headlines; Some Ministers Bag Good Governance Award;Bandits Informants Arrested - Chairman

Photos Credit: Google Wike, Bello, Omo-Agege others bag good governance award A nongovernmental organization, Mayorkings Agency Group has selected four governors including Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, and Abubakar Sani of Niger State alongside the deputy senate President Ovie Omo-Agege among others for recognition in the this year

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Today's Headlines; Some Ministers Bag Good Governance Award;Bandits Informants Arrested - Chairman

POLITICS

Philip Shaibu speaks on what PDP will do to take over power in 2023

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has stated that the main opposition party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has what it takes to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. He made this assertion on Saturday, September, 25, 2021, in Oyo State during the Ward Congress of the party.

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Philip Shaibu speaks on what PDP will do to take over power in 2023

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How Buhari Administration Has Saved Communities In Oyo, Edo & Ebonyi From Darkness By Solar Power

The Buhari administration is diversifying Nigeria in all sectors including power. Before now, Nigeria depends solely on the generation of power from hydro and coal, and gas. But the Buhari administration has developed a lot of projects in power generation from solar energy. These are two such projects in Nigeria.

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How Buhari Administration Has Saved Communities In Oyo, Edo & Ebonyi From Darkness By Solar Power

ENTERTAINMENT

Nini evicted from BBNaija Season 6

Anita Singh, known as Nini, has been kicked out of season 6 of the Big Brother Naija reality show. The 27-year-old reality TV star is an economist and fashion entrepreneur who was born and raised in Nigeria. She is from Auchi, Edo State, and grew up alongside her four siblings and her mother who is a teacher.

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Nini evicted from BBNaija Season 6

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 9 Dead In Fresh Edo State Autocrash; US Seizes $6.1 Million From Nigeria

(Photos Credit: Google) 9 Feared Dead In Edo Auto Crash Nine persons were reportedly killed in an accident that occurred in the early hour of Tuesday along Sakponba road by Ogbelaka junction in Benin City, Edo State. Photos Credit: Leadership News Eyewitnesses said the accident occurred whe a truck carrying sand and two minibuses conveying passengers from the Ring road axis to Upper Sokponba, collided.

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Today's Headlines: 9 Dead In Fresh Edo State Autocrash; US Seizes $6.1 Million From Nigeria

EDUCATION

Auchi Poly Ban Students From Bringing Cars To Campus. See Disadvantages of taking a Car to School

In a recent news shared by Sahara reporters, the management of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, has banned students from bringing cars the school campus. The school management reported how students were responsible for reckless driving on campus, by driving against traffic rules, parking at designated official car lots for staff, speeding across bumps, thereby endangering lives & properties of both staff and students on the campus.

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Auchi Poly Ban Students From Bringing Cars To Campus. See Disadvantages of taking a Car to School

POLITICS

Will Obaseki's Appointment Of His Cabinet Members Appeal To The Rumour Of His Deputy's Defection?

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki on Friday, released a list of nominees for the post of Commissioners in the State Executive Council, which has brought to question whether his appointment will do justice to the much rumoured defection of his Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu.

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Will Obaseki's Appointment Of His Cabinet Members Appeal To The Rumour Of His Deputy's Defection?

POLITICS

Mary Iyasere, special adviser to Delta State Governor, is dead

The Special Adviser on Entrepreneurship Development to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Mary Iyasere is dead. She died on Thursday, September 23,2021, in Benin City, the Edo State capital, after an illness. Olisa Ifeajika, the spokesperson of Governor Okowa, conveyed the condolence of the Governor to the family of the 68-year-old Iyasere, who, until her death, was a lawyer and an entrepreneur.

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Mary Iyasere, special adviser to Delta State Governor, is dead

RELIGION

Reactions as Apostle Suleman releases prayer for the new week

Some social media Users have taken to the comment section of the post made by Apostle Johnson Suleman after the Cleric used his verified page to release a prayer for the week. Apostle Johnson Suleiman is the Senior Pastor and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church with its headquarters in Auchi, Edo State.

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Reactions as Apostle Suleman releases prayer for the new week

SOCIETY

TRAGIC: Nine feared dead in early morning auto crash in Edo

A fatal accident between an intra-city commercial bus and a heavy-duty truck has claimed nine lives on Tuesday morning, in Benin, the Edo State capital. The horrifying incident took place along the ever-busy Sapele Road by Ogbelaka Junction around 7.30 am when most residents were rushing to work, offices and their business places.

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TRAGIC: Nine feared dead in early morning auto crash in Edo

SOCIETY

Corps member crushed to death by a truck in Edo

A serving female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) identified as Oluwale Abidemi has been crushed to death by a truck in Benin City, Edo State. The fatal accident occurred along the busy Airport Road by suburban Ogba River bridge on Wednesday, September 22.

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Corps member crushed to death by a truck in Edo

SOCIETY

Fatal Accident Has Claimed 9 Lives on Sapele Road, Edo State

Residents of Sokponba Road, Benin City, Edo State capital, have witnessed a tragedy, as an early morning motor accident claimed the lives of not fewer than nine persons, on Tuesday, 21st September, 2021. The horrifying incident took place, along the ever-busy Sapele Road, by Ogbelaka Junction, around 7.30 am, when most residents were rushing to work, offices and their business places.

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Fatal Accident Has Claimed 9 Lives on Sapele Road, Edo State